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As someone who came of age in the mid-1980s, I was all too familiar with Andrew McCarthy, the actor. He starred in such movies as "St. Elmo's Fire," "...

Read St. Louis

St. Louisans love to read. The city was recently ranked the ninth most literate city in the U.S. So it's no surprise that Read St. Louis, the community wide...

"Ever After" by Kim Harrison

"Ever After" is Kim Harrison's newest entry in the Hollows/Rachel Morgan series. It is her most ambitious book to date. It opens with a psychotic demon...

"A Working Theory of Love" by Scott Hutchins

Neill is a divorced, mid-30s guy living in San Francisco and stumbling though life. He works for a start-up company that is attempting to create the first truly intelligent computer. The computer is modeled on his father, who committed suicide in 1996 and left more than 20 years of journals....

Given the success of Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" and Jennifer Chiaverini's new novel "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker," some may be eager to...

101 Recipes You Can't Live Without by Lori Powell

"101 Recipes You Can't Live Without" offers a wonderful opportunity to begin the year...

"The Girl Who Chased the Moon" by by Sarah Addison Allen

My book discussion group just finished a delightful book by Sarah Addison Allen entitled "The Girl Who...

From Sumerian times to Rome to the present day, "Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol" by Ian Gately discusses the development of...

"Tenth of December" by George Saunders

It seems that everyone is talking about George Saunders and his latest story collection "Tenth of December." A writer for the New York Times Magazine...

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